PG | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.
Before the orange is "de-rezzed" at the beginning of the movie, the following commands appear on the screen on each side of the graphic of the orange:
MAG IOX MCP CNTRL ACTIVE INPT SERVO CNTR GRID MATRIX LOG DATA CONCE INPT STRGE CLRD
RIGHT ... ...
Boy in Video Game Arcade:
All right, give me room. Here we go.
In real life, a bit has two states: on and off. The bit that Flynn meets has three states. When at rest it is a different looking character than when it says, "yes," and when it says, "no." The at rest state is a complex, many faceted block-ish character. The "yes" state looks like two 4 sided pyramids joined at their bases (octohedron). The "no" phase is a very spiky, star-like shape.
A section of the end credits is in Taiwanese.
$4,761,795 (USA) (11 July 1982)
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